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In the state of Florida, the statute of limitations for a bad check written for merchandise or services varies depending upon the value of the check. If the check was for less than $150, there is a two-year cut-off from ... More »

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One can be arrested for writing a bad check and prosecuted criminally. State laws address the civil and criminal penalties for writing bad checks. A civil penalty addresses how much the recipient of the bad check is allo... More »

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Writing a bad check brings a variety of penalties that vary by state, and the circumstances determine whether the penalty is civil or criminal, explains FreeAdvice.com. In New York State, a penalty for a bad check can br... More »

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